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Study:  Less Babies Is Best Climate Change Solution

Study: Less Babies Is Best Climate Change Solution

Reproducing less would have the greatest impact on battling climate change and contraception is the cheapest form of “green” technology, a study by the London School of Economics (LSE) says.

The basic premise of Fewer Emitters, Lower Emissions, Less Cost is that fewer people populating the planet will mean less pollution that leads to global warming.

How To Recycle Anything In Philadelphia

How To Recycle Anything In Philadelphia

If you live in the city or most of the suburbs, you should have single stream recycling, making it simple to recycle glass, cans, paper, and most plastics (often #1 and #2). But what do you do with all the other items you don’t want to toss into landfills?

Here are some tips for your best recycling bets in the Philadelphia area.

Eco-Friendly Flower Options For Fall Weddings

Eco-Friendly Flower Options For Fall Weddings

With the Fall wedding season upon us in the midst of tough economic times, many couples are looking to save some money. Brides and grooms who are environmentally aware and want their celebration to reflect their earth-friendly values may have a built-in advantage when it comes to costs – going green often translates into simplifying, cutting out excess and avoiding waste.

Look What’s Making You Fat Now!

Look What’s Making You Fat Now!

According to an analysis conducted by RTI International individuals weighing eighty pounds or more above their healthy target weight can reduce their life expectancy by three to twelve years. A new study indicated that obesity also can severely impact your brain.

Survey Shows 93 Percent See Water Pollution, Shortages As Biggest Threat

Survey Shows 93 Percent See Water Pollution, Shortages As Biggest Threat

As World Water Week ended last week in Stockholm, numerous reports and innovations were revealed, including one study finding that 93 percent of people surveyed in 15 countries view water issues as the priority global environmental problem ahead of air pollution, climate change and damage to natural resources and habitats.

Justin Timberlake’s $16 Million Eco-Revamp Of Tennessee Links

Justin Timberlake’s $16 Million Eco-Revamp Of Tennessee Links

The first Audubon International Classic Sanctuary-certified golf course is set to open July 25 just outside downtown Memphis, Tenn. Mirimichi is the vision of Justin Timberlake, who rescued the golf course of his youth from commercial development.

12 Ways Homeowners Can Save $5,000 in Under an Hour

12 Ways Homeowners Can Save $5,000 in Under an Hour

Times are tough, and as the recession rolls on for the foreseeable future, it is important to consider what you can do to save yourself those hard-earned dollars. The good news is that saving money at home is ridiculously easy, thanks to poor environmental standards for homes and appliances. The twelve tactics below, which can all be completed in about an hour are free of any outside costs.

What (Else) You Can Do

What (Else) You Can Do

Almost everyone is familiar with the most common ways to help save the environment. Recycle. Turn off the lights when you leave a room. Use energy-saving appliances. Trade in your SUV for a hybrid. Et cetera, et cetera. But there are many less common ways to be green. Here are a few of them:

Guess What’s Making You Fat Now!

Guess What’s Making You Fat Now!

Most people know that a good diet and regular exercise will keep the weight off while delivering an overall better quality of life; however, there are three things that also need to be monitored in order to make sure the weight stays off and more serious health risks do not arise.

Chemicals

The first thing to think about is chemicals.

143 Nations Indexed On Environment, Happiness; Costa Rica No. 1

143 Nations Indexed On Environment, Happiness; Costa Rica No. 1

While many in the United States enjoyed fireworks on the Fourth of July, a report was published indicating that as a nation we were “greener and happier” 20 years ago. Our overconsumption of resources does not necessarily correlate with increased well-being, and well-being can be achieved without excessive consumption, the report shows.

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